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Noun
An outer covering, typically used for protection
“Perenelle was now completely sheathed in a thick cocoon of white silken spiderweb.”
Noun
Something that serves as a protective insulation or barrier
“Encasing the guitar in a cocoon of foam padding ensures that it doesn't move so much as an inch during transit.”
Noun
The pupa of a butterfly or moth, enclosed inside a cocoon, in which metamorphosis takes place
Verb
To envelop or enclose in a layer or covering
“One day, it stops crawling around nibbling on leaves, and decides to cocoon itself in a dark shell for weeks on end.”
Verb
To protect, typically (or figuratively) with a protective layer or cover
“And the sheer beauty of the place, as well as being so far away from civilization, had helped cocoon her from her emotional turmoil.”
Verb
To wrap up, cover, or surround completely
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To keep apart or isolate from others
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Verb
To protect to an excessive degree
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